- Cinematic Feature & Soundtrack
"A unique blend of gospel, jazz, hip hop, soul, and r&b music, “The Exxperience” is a collection of original songs and new renditions that range from inspirational proclamations, to celebrations of love and funk
tracks that involuntarily nod heads and move feet”
"The Exxperience" Documentary
"The Exxperience" is a stunning cinematic feature that captures an intimate evening in January when a small group of friends and colleagues were invited to a private performance of Midwest Legend Lewade "Big Wade" Milliner and his funk band "The Black Swan Theory". Musically brilliant and visually pleasing, "The Exxperience" is the perfect blend of soulful music set to the back drop of memorable visuals, crowd reactions and commentary.
Filmed by: Vado Films & T. Tryon’s Photography
A QUICK LOOK:
Career Span: 15+ years
Notable Collaborations: Childish Gambino, Lalah Hathaway, Al Green, Carl Thomas, The Bluenotes, Lyfe Jennings, Dead Prez, Jagged Edge, Mike Phillips, Al Jarreau, Daniel Davis & Many More
North Omaha native Lewade “Big Wade” Milliner is a celebrated musician widely recognized as one of the pioneers of Nebraska's Soul Music Scene. His impressive resume spans over 15+ years and includes national tours, the release of several successful independent albums, industry recognition for his original production and musical sets with greats such as Al Green, Jagged Edge, Lyfe Jennings and many more.
Never one to hold back or remain creatively stagnant, Big Wade returned in 2017-18 with a new sound, cinematic feature, soundtrack and band by the same name, "The Black Swan Theory". Together they've created a proprietary sound that successfully blends soulful music with innovative arrangements and so far, the reception has been amazing. With a live show that transitions effortlessly from cool vibes to high energy and projects that are complete with inspiring lyrics and timeless music, The Swan owned 2017-2018.
Lewade "BIG Wade" Milliner
Pianist / Lead Vocalist
Jonathan "JB" Brooks
James "Jay" White